After Friday’s 2-1 OT win against the Michigan Tech Huskies, The Notre Dame Fighting Irish notched their third straight win of the season Saturday against the Northern Michigan University Wildcats in Marquette, Michigan.
The first period was all about the Irish. Landon Slaggert scored the first goal of the game about two minutes into play. Trevor Janicke later doubled the Notre Dame score with assists from his brother Justin and Max Ellis. Notre Dame’s Ryder Rolston acted on the momentum and found the back of the net as the period drew to a close. The Irish killed off two penalties in the first period and headed into the second with a 3-0 lead.
Landon Slaggert's 2nd of the year gave the Irish an early 1-0 lead— Notre Dame Hockey (@NDHockey) October 16, 2021
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Trevor Janicke snatched his second goal of the game about two minutes into the second. Northern Michigan’s Ben Newhouse scored his team’s first goal of the game heading into the end of the period. Notre Dame killed off two additional penalties over the course of the period, but failed to capitalize on the first Irish power play of the night.
About 14 minutes into the period, Notre Dame’s Max Ellis knocked the puck off the NMU crossbar but there was no goal upon review.
AJ Vanderbeck snagged the second NMU goal as the clock ran down and the Wildcats pulled goaltender Charlie Glockner from the net.
Ellis then scored an empty netter for Notre Dame to end it 5-2, Irish. By the end of the game, the Irish had narrowly outshot the Wildcats 34-31.
Notre Dame: Landon Slaggert at 01:47 in the 1st with assists from Jack Adams and Jake Boltmann
Notre Dame: Trevor Janicke at 10:40 in the 1st with assists from Max Ellis and Justin Janicke
Notre Dame: Ryder Rolston at 17:45 in the 1st with assists from Spencer Stastney and Grant Silanoff
Notre Dame: Trevor Janicke at 01:34 in the 2nd with assists from Max Ellis and Adam Karashik
Northern Michigan: Ben Newhouse at 16:57 in the 2nd with assists from Hank Crone and AJ Vanderbeck
Northern Michigan: AJ Vanderbeck at 17:15 in the 3rd with assists from Trevor Cosgrove and Joseph Nardi
Notre Dame: Max Ellis
Notre Dame: Graham Slaggert for hooking at 02:50 in the 1st
Notre Dame: Trevor Janicke for holding at 14:16 in the 1st
Notre Dame: Max Ellis for slashing at 04:54 in the 2nd
Notre Dame: Nick Leivermann for cross-checking at 04:56 in the 2nd
Northern Michigan: Michael Collela for high-sticking at 13:38 in the 2nd
Notre Dame: Chase Blackmun for roughing at 00:40 in the 3rd
Notre Dame: Adam Karashik for cross-checking at 09:27 in the 3rd
Northern Michigan: Andre Ghantous for roughing at 09:27 in the 3rd
Northern Michigan: Andre Ghantous for slashing at 12:25 in the 3rd
Notre Dame: Jake Boltmann for boarding at 17:15 in the 3rd
Northern Michigan: Hampus Eriksson for slashing at 19:14 in the 3rd
Notre Dame: Matthew Galajda, 29 saves
Northern Michigan: Charlie Glockner, 19 saves, Rico DiMatteo, 10 saves
The Irish will take on the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers in South Bend on Thursday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. To catch the game, watch on TV with NBC Sports Chicago Plus, NBC Sports Philadelphia Plus or SNY. Stream the game online at nbcsports.com or the NBC Sports app.
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